Walgreens announces Memorial Day 20% discount for veterans, active duty military and families on May 29, 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20-percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their […]

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75% of Walgreens mental health platform visitors who complete screenings take active steps for follow-up

One year into initiative and collaboration with Mental Health America, data shows nearly 75 percent of Walgreens visitors who complete screenings take active steps for follow-up DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — One year after Walgreens launched its mental health initiative and collaboration with Mental Health America (MHA), data shows nearly 75 percent […]

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Opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona

PHOENIX, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Representative Heather Carter joined CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (May 23, 2017) in announcing an important step to increase access to the opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone by making it available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona. Pharmacists in […]

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Vitacost.com wins two top awards in the 2017 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users

Vitacost.com named #1 Rated On-Line Supplement Merchant and #1 Rated Internet/Catalog Brand Based on Customer Satisfaction BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vitacost.com, Inc., a leading online retailer of health and wellness products and wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), announced it has received two top awards in the 2017 […]

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Meijer sponsors new mobile mammography unit to be operated by Spectrum Health’s Betty Ford Breast Care Services at Meijer stores

Meijer sponsors new mobile mammography unit to be operated by Spectrum Health’s Betty Ford Breast Care Services at Meijer stores   New mobile mammography will offer screenings at Meijer stores, other locations in West Michigan GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is joining forces with Spectrum Health to make getting screened […]

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PRODUCT RECALL: The Osso Good Co. recalls beef and pork bone broth products

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Osso Good Co., a San Rafael, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,210 pounds of beef and pork bone broth products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (May 18, 2917). The beef bone […]

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Walgreens to present findings of five clinical studies at the 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting

Studies examine pharmacy initiatives focused on medication adherence and outcomes DEERFIELD, Ill, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens will present the findings of five recently completed clinical studies at the 22nd Annual International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual International Meeting, May 20-24 in Boston. Clinical abstracts from the studies being presented […]

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Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina to participate at the 2017 UBS Global Healthcare Conference

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) announced today ( May 16, 2017) that Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina will participate in a fireside chat at the 2017 UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Tuesday, 23 May at 10:30 […]

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Tesco’s ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative provided 20 million pieces of fruit since its launch in July last year

Tesco’s ground-breaking ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative has proved a real hit with children and parents, after the retailer revealed it has given out 20 million pieces of free fruit since its launch in July last year. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The scheme, which was the brain child of Customer Assistant Maria […]

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CVS Pharmacy launches new campaign to increase awareness on skin health, sun safety and the importance of proper skincare

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Launching this month from CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is the new multi-platform Long Live Skin campaign aimed at increasing awareness around skin health, sun safety and the importance of proper skincare. The Long Live Skin Campaign kicks off today (May 15, […]

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NACS announces new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (05.11.17) NACS, the association representing the nation’s 154,000-plus convenience stores, announced a new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), becoming the first retail-association partner. Through its commitment, NACS will rely on PHA’s resources and expertise to help conveniences stores provide more visibility to healthier choices […]

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Hy-Vee pharmacies in Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin now offer naloxone without a prescription

West Des Moines, Iowa, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — To assist in the national crisis concerning opioid overdoses, Hy-Vee, Inc., announced today (May 10, 2017) that it now offers naloxone to customers without a prescription in four of the eight states where it has pharmacies. All Hy-Vee pharmacy locations in Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and […]

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CVS Health releases its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (05.10.17) released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets. Accomplishments in 2016 spanned the company’s strategic CSR pillars of Health […]

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ICA Gruppen presents its 1Q 2017 sustainability report

Solna, Sweden, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ICA Gruppen presents its sustainability report for the first quarter 2017. This is a quarterly report about ICA Gruppen’s work on issues relating to sustainability. The report show developments during the year and covers all companies within ICA Gruppen. “ICA Gruppen aims to be a leader in sustainability. […]

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ACTIV FITNESS ÜBERNIMMT DIE SILHOUETTE WELLNESS SA

ACTIV FITNESS ÜBERNIMMT DIE SILHOUETTE WELLNESS SA   ACTIV FITNESS AG, eine Tochtergesellschaft der Genossenschaft Migros Zürich, übernimmt per sofort die Silhouette Wellness SA mit Sitz in Meyrin (GE). Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Per 9. Mai 2017 hat die ACTIV FITNESS AG die Silhouette Wellness SA übernommen. Diese betreibt insgesamt 22 Fitness-Studios: […]

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ReFlow Medical recalls Wingman35 Crossing Catheters

Silver Spring, MD, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — On April 22, 2017, ReFlow Medical initiated a lot-specific voluntary recall of the Wingman35 Crossing Catheters. The FDA is classifying this as a Class 1 recall, the most serious recall situation where the patient is exposed to a reasonable likelihood of death or a serious injury. The […]

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House Action To Repeal Obamacare Welcomed By Retailers

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (May 4, 2017) applauded the House for passing the American Health Care Act, legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. “Nothing in health care is ever easy or simple, but the House has shown its commitment to closing the book on Obamacare,” […]

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Harris Teeter’s March 2017 donation card campaign raised more than $376,000 for JDRF

Harris Teeter’s March 2017 donation card campaign raised more than $376,000 for JDRF   Company Thanks Generous Shoppers who Contributed to JDRF Campaign  Matthews, NC, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 3, 2017), Harris Teeter announced its generous shoppers and valued associates raised more than $376,000 for JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 […]

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New research underscores need for continued monitoring of pharmaceutical marketing practices to help drive down overall drug spending

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (May 2, 2017) lauded findings from new research showing that policies limiting pharmaceutical sales activities at academic medical centers resulted in a modest, but significant change in prescribing behavior. The research, published today in an issue of the Journal of the American Medical […]

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CVS Health announces increased Net revenues by 3.0% to $44.5 billion during First Quarter

First Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Net revenues increased 3.0% to $44.5 billion GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $0.92; Adjusted EPS of $1.17 Generated cash flow from operations of $3.5 billion; free cash flow of $3.1 billion 2017 Guidance: Confirmed full year GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $5.02 to $5.18 Confirmed full year […]

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Tesco already removed over 8,000 tonnes of sugar, fat and salt across a range of 2,000 products

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Tesco will launch the next stage in its ongoing efforts to make healthier choices a little easier for customers, colleagues and communities across the UK. The ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign, running throughout May, will provide: · Helpful ‘little swaps’, many of which have […]

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Rexall opens flagship drugstore in the historic Brunswick House in Toronto

Rexall opens flagship drugstore in the historic Brunswick House in Toronto   Flagship drugstore looks to the future while respecting the heritage property’s rich history TORONTO, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rexall today (Apr 27, 2017) officially marks the beginning of a new chapter in the rich history of the Brunswick House as its […]

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Ride On For Red Nose Day events kicks off to raise funds to help end child poverty

Chef-Cyclist Seamus Mullen, pro cyclist Jeremy Powers and two dozen pro-level riders join West Coast and East Coast Road Rides to fundraise to end child poverty DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pro-level cyclists, individuals and groups will be pedaling across the country throughout May in Ride On For Red Nose Day events, […]

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CVS Health Reports Prescription Drug Abuse as A Growing Problem

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (April 27, 2017) released a new report following a CVS Health-Morning Consult survey which found Americans see prescription drug abuse as a growing problem that is increasingly impacting their lives. Days ahead of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back […]

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Rite Aid Releases Results for Full Year and Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter

Fourth Quarter Net Loss Per Diluted Share of $0.02, Compared to the Prior Year Net Income Per Diluted Share of $0.06; Full Year Net Income Per Diluted Share of $0.00, Compared to the Prior Year of $0.16 Fourth Quarter Adjusted Net Loss Per Diluted Share of $0.00, Compared to the Prior Year Adjusted Net Income […]

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Walgreens initiative to combat drug abuse crisis successfully disposed of 72 tons of medications in first year

Company also continues participation in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( April 26, 2017) announced its safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medications since the launch of the program in 2016. The program, launched in February […]

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Tesco raised more than £40 million for Cancer Research UK

Tesco raised more than £40 million for Cancer Research UK   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Cancer Research UK announced today (26 Apr 2017) the retailer has raised more than £40 million for the charity over the last 16 years, making the charity partnership one of the biggest ever in […]

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Kmart Pharmacy makes epinephrine auto-injectors affordable with new lower price

Kmart Pharmacy makes epinephrine auto-injectors affordable with new lower price   HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In response to the massive increase in the cost of epinephrine auto-injector pens, Kmart Pharmacy lowered the cost of the generic version of Adrenaclick (epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector) as low as $0 for commercially insured patients* […]

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Avon SKIN SO SOFT BUG GUARD PLUS lotions — your protection against mosquito-borne illness

New York, NY, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — With warm weather fast approaching, the prime season for mosquito-borne illnesses like the Zika virus is back. This spring, proper protection is even more important as the threat of mosquito-borne illness continues to be on the rise. Public health officials worry that the number of Zika […]

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Colleen Lindholz to lead Kroger Pharmacy as Kroger’s President of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic

CINCINNATI, 2017-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (April 24, 2017) announced Colleen Lindholz, currently president of The Little Clinic, is expanding her role to also lead Kroger Pharmacy as Kroger’s President of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic. Ms. Lindholz has been serving as president of The Little Clinic since 2015. […]

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